Because of Your great mercies

“O my God, incline Your ear and hear; open Your eyes and see our desolations, and the city which is called by Your name; for we do not present our supplications before You because of our righteous deeds, but because of Your great mercies.” – Dan. 9:18

Our posture in prayer.

We, Your people and sheep of Your pasture

“So we, Your people and sheep of Your pasture, Will give You thanks forever; We will show forth Your praise to all generations.” – Psa. 79:13

Give thanks and show praise.

Woe to you when all men speak well of you

Woe to you when all men speak well of you, For so did their fathers to the false prophets.” – Jesus (Luke 6:26)

True teachers are not loved by the world, False teachers are.

I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet

“The LORD says to my Lord: ‘Sit at My right hand Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet.’” – Psa. 110:1

The most quoted OT verse in the NT.

Idolatry, 10: Abominable idolatries

“For we have spent enough of our past lifetime in doing the will of the Gentiles—when we walked in lewdness, lusts, drunkenness, revelries, drinking parties, and abominable idolatries.” – 1 Pet. 4:3

We have wasted enough time in our past indulging the flesh, look to Christ.